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you see the capitol dome. thank you for joining us for fox 5 morning news. i'm gurvir dhindsa. without any more hesitation, let's go over to tucker to find out what is happening with earl. it is huge, tuck. >> and it is getting bigger. let's go right back to it. category 2 hurricane. maximum winds, 105 miles per hour. the good news is the eye of the storm will stay just offshore during the next several hours. even though the beach communities from the vines right up to southern new england are going to take a beating, this could be a lot worse as this is a major storm. a lot of cloud cover across the washington area. when you head out this morning, there will be clouds. we'll go partly sunny this afternoon but you can see a lot of rain showers. bands of rain associated with earl starting to make their way inland not only in north carolina but in southern virginia and not too long here, even the maryland beaches will start to get in on the rain. let's look it the temperatures here in washington. we are now 78 degrees. with all the cloud cover, we are not cooling off overnight. 75 in fre
transit police joining us. let's talk about would makes a good victim. there is a spike in this type of crime this year so far. as you look around at this platform on inaugurallery place, who is potentially a victim. >> anyone who has an electronic device and not paying attention to their surroundings. you have a young lady using her electronic device. can we approach? >> yes. >> ma'am, i'm will thomas and this is captain campbell. >> we are experiencing a spike in robberies of electronic devices and would remind to you keep your electronic device out of sight, pay attention to your surroundings. >> reporter: are you telling people not to use their phones, not to use their i-pods when they're commuting. >> we're not telling people not to use them. we are asking people to be more careful and more vigilant while we use them. >> reporter: as we board, maybe you can tell us who is potentially vulnerable in here. >> this gentleman right here. he is not looking around. >> reporter: and right by a door. >> right by a door. this young lady here. not really paying attention to what is going o
's will thomas tacks us to frederick, maryland for this one. -- takes us to frederick, maryland for this one. >> reporter: urbana public library. a thousand people a day pass through here but it is what a collection supervisor discovered outside in the book drop friday that prompted frederick county official to spring into action. >> we were especially fortunate because our circulation supervisor would was doing that task used to work in the hospitality industry so she was trainedded and looking for exactly this kind of bug. >> reporter: elizabeth cromwell is the community relations manager for frederick county libraries. bed bugs discovered in books? that is a first. >> i've been here eight years. i've never heard of. this my director has never heard of this either. >> reporter: this is about one of a half dozen bed bugs collected from one of the children's books in the drop on heat advisory bin. those books are now sitting in the back of this truck baking. once the temperature reaches # 20 degrees it kills any remaining bugs. >> i think it is disgusting and i hope that they do
will be with us throughout the morning hours and start to taper off. more details in just a couple of minutes. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a deadly tour bus accident on i-270 in montgomery county is under investigation this morning. police say the bus veered off a sky ramp and plummeted 45 feet for the lanes below killing the driver and injuring many of the passengers. will thomas has more. >> reporter: some of the survivors were heard talking about the crash just before the crash. seeing the driver would has now been identified as 66-year-old joseph hanover, they talked about seeing him possibly pass out just before the bus went off the edge of this hov sky ram op i-270 northbound. a total of 1 people have been taken to the hospital -- a total of 12 people have been taken to the hospital. some of the first footage shows children being comforted by passers-by. >> a number of children that were in the triage area were being evaluated for their injuries. >> reporter: the limousine- style mini tour bus picked i'm combination of students and adults from the carlyle, pennsylvania area. a total
:30 begins now. >>> it is a wet tuesday morning. thank you for joining us early. tucker is in now to tell us about this weather that we're dealing with. yesterday, we had quite a bit of heavy rain. i came in 67 miles from west into the district and ran into just a few showers. >> well, we have more on the way. yesterday, we had tornado warnings. we had some problems across some of the area. others did not have any problems. some extremely heavy rain pushing up through front royal, cull pep eric leesburg, reston, you are right on the edge of it. you get the idea there, moving from south to red. you see the dark yellows and reds. we have a flash flood watch in effect for locally heavy rain until 8:00. humidity, 87%. feels very tropical out there. area of low pressure will pass to our west today and our conditions will improve as we have a frontal system through here. early rain, afternoon sun. some sun by newport and more sun by late this afternoon. highs in the low 80s. so temperature-wise, we will be nice. should be a gradual improvement. >> thank you. julie wright is in with a look at traff
of places. for us just warm temperatures this morning. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's go straight over to tucker. >> you put it well there, the calm before the storm. temperatures right now running in the 70s. 77 in washington. we had some 60s off to the north and west. frederick, 72. ocean city, 75 where they are getting ready for earl to pass off to the east here during the next couple of days. satellite-radar showing very quiet conditions. not much at all happening. we are just sort of waiting for earl to arrive from the south and east and a cold front from the south and west. eventually, we'll get that out of here. 93degrees your afternoon high. a little warmer than that yesterday. a few degrees cooler than yesterday with just a few clouds associated with earl late in the day. winds will be out of the south at five to 10 miles per hour. more on earl coming up. category four hurricane, i'll give you the latest in just a second. >> there are other big stories we're following this morning. authorities are surveying the discovery communications headquarters in downto
to earn the support of those people who did not vote for us. >> reporter: fresh off his primary night win, gray vowed to be inclusive, promised to hold weekly press conferences and regular town hall meetings emsays he will be transparent and accountable. supporters including some union leaders say see new hope. >> what we have expectations about is we will be included in decision making in this city. we were excluded for almost hour years. >> i want you to know how humbled i am with the victory last night and with the trust that has been vested in me by the voters. >> reporter: laura evans, fox 5 news. >>> one big question here. will convince be the gray keep schools chancellor michelle rhee. she says he -- he says he won't make any personal changes until after the general election. >>> we still have plenty ahead. weather, traffic and all of your top stories. fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts right now. >>> good morning on this thursday, september 1 as we take a live look over the washington monument this morning. mild temperatures out there again this morning. shouldn't be too bad for yo
for joining us early. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's go straight over to tucker to found out about our weather today. we got a bit of a reprieve from the rain but i guess it's coming back. >> coming back with a vengeance tonight. lets eight get to it, show you the satellite-radar. our fetch continues to be out of the south. increasingly cloudy out there. i think we might see a few peeks of sunshine to start the day. the rain showers which are across the carolinas will start to move in later this afternoon and particularly touring the nighttime hours and then we'll be in for a real soaker around here as we get the combination of an area of low pressure and the remnants of a tropical system moving through the area on thursday and we've got a flash flood watch because of that. temperatures right now are cool. a lot more comfortable than they were yesterday at this hour. lots of others out there. 55 at dulles international. 54 in frederick. # 7 for you to start your morning in ocean city. our highs later today will be in the low to mid-70s. increasingly cloudy. -- 57 for to you tart your morning i
in elective office. she will face chris kunz in november. >> sadly all andrew offers us is status cuomo. >> reporter: new york's charlie rangel prevailed. >> if they take an example from us, country would be better off. that is make the judgment of the facts. >> reporter: 08-year-old rangel is all but guaranteed to keep his house seat. it would be his 21st term. >>> another senator is set to face off against feingold. >> folks, this is i fi economic future for our fundamental freedom and it is a fight that we absolutely must win. >> reporter: one state still has to vote before primary season is over. hawaiians go to the polls on saturday in a competitive race. their democratic primary for governor. ainsley earhart, fox news. >>> good morning as we take a live look over the washington washington monument on this wednesday, september 15th. hopefully look took -- looking to be a gorgeous one out there. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's get a check of the weather. for the latest on the weather, tucker is here. not much more to say than wow, we're
barnes. he is cooping an eye on the weather for us. it will be a little warmer for us than yesterday? >> yes, a couple of degrees. today, we'll be near 90. we will have a cooldown as we get to the middle and the end of the week. let's get to the maps and talk temperatures. we were a little bit warmer than we were 24 hours ago. 70 in washington. 66? winchester. patuxent naval air station, 72. in ocean city, we are 70. still, temperatures generally comfortable across the area t will be on the warm side but it should be bright and sunny for another afternoon. there is your satellite-radar. the quiet conditions, we've got rain showers up across sections of new england and cloud cover well off the coast but we're in between the two and for us that spells more high pressure and more nice weather. so bright sunshine today. it will be warmer than it should be with highs as mentioned close to 90. mostly sunny skies and warmer than what would be typical for this year, 89. cooler weather on the way. i'll let you know if we have any rain on the way too. >> okay. thank you. >>> time for a look no
east of us. winds out of the west 15 to 20. high temperature, 89 degrees. more details on the forecast coming up in just a couple of minutes. back to you. >> thank you. >>> we want to take a look at our top stories. a woman is found dead and a man believed to be the father of one of her children was found seriously injured at the apartment they shared along majors lane in columbia, maryland. the victimmed were discovered after a fire broke out in that home but police don't think the fire killed the mother of four. nobody else was hurt. that fire is now under investigation. >>> the florida church planning to burn korans on september 11th is not backing down even after the white house and state department criticized that move. the koran is the holiest book for muslims. the reverend terry jones insists the constitution protects his right to publicly burn coppies of the book. >>> election day is less than one week away and the base for d.c. mayor is getting intense. incumbent mayor fenty is fighting to keep his seat. laura evans has the latest from the campaign trail. >> some people say ad
, 76%. there are your winds out of the north at seven miles per hour. that tells us the cold front has moved through. today will be generally even more pleasant than yesterday if that is possible as it will be even drier and a little cooler. satellite-radar showing you a few clouds streaming through. a nice breeze out of the north. another nice-looking afternoon. lots of sunshine, high temperature, 80 degrees. >> all right. looks beautiful out there. let's see how the roadways look this morning. julie wright has your on-time traffic. >> not looking so bad right now. we do find the lane are open traveling around the capital beltway. you will find it is nice and easy along 66 this morning. no trouble spots to report as you continue east of 234 and continue in towards the beltway. overnight roadwork on the beltway itself has cleared. south capital street, douglass bridge reopened early, earlier than expected so the overnight work from the weekend has cleared. the same if those traveling along the chain bridge. no problems to report south on 270 leaving germantown for the lane divide. that
think it is a little bit chilly out there. good morning. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's go straight over to you canner to find out about the forecast for this labor day. brrr. >> come on. >> i love it, 53 degrees at home. >> it's not brrr. 60 at dulles. lots of 50s out there. 51 in winchester. 53 in hags aretowns. 54 in ocean city. no doubt about it, it is one of our coolest mornings in many, many mornings. it should be a great-look day again with sunshine in the forecast here and just very quiet conditions continue across the washington area. there is your satellite-radar. lots of sunshine in the forecast. high pressure is going to keep us nice and try. got a cold front off to the north and west. that will bring us a little bit of cloud cover on wednesday. until then, great-looking conditions. if you have outdoor plans, going to do the barbecue, i know i'm going to gurvir's house later today, lots of sunshine, beautiful afternoon, 85 degrees with winds out of the south at five miles per hour. >> it is byob at my house. bring your own barbecue. >> okay. got it. >>
in our area. thank you for being up early with us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's go straight over to tucker to find out more about our weather. >> it will be another hot one today. our highs yesterday were back in the mid-90s. we'll do it again today. temperatures outside here in washington, we're back into the summertime temperatures. 77degrees right now in downtown washington. 74 at patuxent naval air station. 68 out at dulles. 66 at fed rick. a little better here off to the north and west. winchester, 66 degrees. changes from yesterday, not much of any. we'll have sunny skies today. just a cloud or two in the forecast and a possibility that, as we get into the afternoon, our winds will shift out of the south that. will increase the humidity around here a little bit. other than that, this forecast will remain the same. off to the south and east is earl and that will start to impact our weather as we get into the daytime hours tomorrow. let's worry about today first. 95degrees your daytime high. code orange air quality today. more details on the forecast. we'll look at earl in just a minut
nice and cool outside. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. tba went is in for tucker this morning. >> compared to yesterday, where we actually broke a record at one of our airports, we are so much cooler. it is actually going to feel more like september. -- gwen is in for tuckerthiss morning. as can you see, clear skies across the area. we have a canadian ridge of high pressure that is building in, compliments of my country folk there. it is a cool ridge of high pressure. we are seeing pretty cool conditions as we start out this morning. just the odd cloud skirting around. not too much to be concerned with at all. 57degrees at national airport. it is only 58 in baltimore and 55 at gaithersburg. but we've got 61 degrees to the south as far as manassas is concerned and 66 degrees at fredericksburg. we'll continue to be on the cool side. so be prepared. today, as i said, much keeler than it was yesterday. we are talking mild and breezy. -- much cooler than it was yesterday. we are talking gusty winds in the course of this afternoon. be prepared for that. they will be gu
of flooding. -- this will be a long duration event t will within us for a couple of days. good to see you. >> that was sincere. >> that was heartfelt. >> tucker barnes, there you go, out to the east. route 50 out towards bowie, crofton, you are getting some rain showers. that is where the heavy of the rain is. you can see inside the beltway and even out towards fronted royal, rain moving in from the south appear west. we'll show you lots more rain off it our south and to our south and west. temperature right now, 64 degrees. humidity, 94%. pressure is falling as that area of low pressure passes, approaches from our south. our forecast for today calling for lots and lots of rain and again, could be some thunderstorm activity and it is possible some of the storms could be on the strong side. we are under a very slight risk for severe weather. we got it all today. i can guarantee a slow commute. >> definitely. especially watch out for leaves starting to fall. thank you, tuck. >>> new this morning, a deadly shooting in landover, maryland. it happened just before midnight in the 3400 block ofa
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